An Abundance Of Lemons And How To Preserve Them

  One of the first things that drew me to the house we have lived in for the past couple of years were the two lemon trees growing in the back yard. This is not entirely unusual for Sydney, yet to find a sunny back yard that had TWO established lemon trees was a bonus. It…

Chicken, Kale And Lemon Soup

  I make and freeze soups all the time. During these colder months of the year, when I’m cooking a different pot of soup each week, I portion the left overs into small individual serves and have them on hand in the freezer for when I need good food fast. At the moment I have…

Baked Rhubarb With Orange And Cloves

Although rhubarb is readily available through autumn it’s often not till early winter that I get round to baking my first tray. I keep it on hand in the fridge mainly to eat with breakfast, be it with porridge, yoghurt, or muesli. But it would be a crime against rhubarb to stop there. It’s such an…

Slow cooked osso buco

There’s no tricky technique involved when cooking osso buco. The steps are simple, the cooking is long and slow, and the end result is succulent meat that falls off the bone.   Osso bucco means bone with hole, and refers to the “cut of meat” used for this popular Italian dish. Thick slices are cut…